Themes in Pentecost

So, it had been my hope to provide you with several essays leading up to the Pentecost celebration about what the holiday means, the symbolism involved in its celebrations, and the themes associated with it. I should have guessed that between the end of the semester and moving, it’d be a bit much for me. … More Themes in Pentecost

A Little Linky

I got a surprise this morning, while catching up on the blogs I usually read. Spin Artiste is a blog that interviews fiber artists, particularly spinners. And this week, she interviewed the amazing lady who, among a bajillion other things, produced the yarn I am using for my Tongues of Fire mystery knit-along! It turns … More A Little Linky

Celebration Report: Week 3 (or, the week i partied a little too hard)

After last week’s CR#2, I realized that my own Book of Common Prayer has abbreviated day names ready to go! So here I go: Easter 3 Monday: This one is easy. April 23rd is hubsband’s birthday, which included much preparation. The diversion was a fancy dinner: steamer clams with linguini and a fun vermouth sauce. … More Celebration Report: Week 3 (or, the week i partied a little too hard)

Swatchfest 2012

So  now that it’s Easter season, I finally feel released to start some shameless and passionate advertising for the: Pentecost Shawl Mystery Knit-Along!  Mystery Knit-Alongs are more or less the most fun thing ever. The way it works is that you sign up to knit a pattern that sounds interesting, but that no one has … More Swatchfest 2012

Behind the Design: Carolingian Cross

To all my brothers and sisters of the East: Happy Easter! Christos Anesti! Χριστός Ανέστη! Христос воскрес! This Lent, Holy Week, and Easter have been a particularly cruciform journey for me. It seems fitting then – almost too fitting to sully with words – that the second Easter pattern is a baby blanket, designed after … More Behind the Design: Carolingian Cross


This is Joni’s story. I’ve been blessed to get to know her as a friend, fellow knitter, and erstwhile nerd over these last two years, and she’s been an amazing example of a godly woman who is both a stay-at-home-mom to two small boys, and is completely capable of relating to grownups who don’t have … More Joni